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Friday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff — October 16, 2015 at 8:00 am 5 Comments

Reston Town Center

Group Calls For Pumpkin Patch Boycott — The head of Fairfax Fraternal Order of Police is calling for a boycott of popular pumpkin patch Cox Farms because of a “Black Lives Matter” sign displayed on building. [Washington Post]

Herndon HS Chorus Kudos —  Several Herndon High students were among singers from 15 Fairfax County high schools named to the 2015 Virginia Honors Choir: Caitlyn Homet, Gabrielle Kubi, Jacob Reeves, Victoria Schrag, and Rebecca Wichman. Teacher Dana Van Slyke was also honored.

Raising Awareness This Weekend — The 2015 Northern Virginia Take Steps For Chron’s and Colitis will take place Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Temporary Road Pavilion in Reston. [Take Steps]

Chick-fil-A Eyes Reopening — Reston’s Chick-fil-A branch on Sunset Hills road may re-open by next weekend. The restaurant has been closed for remodeling since late August. [Twitter]

  • meh

    Not sure what cox farms is supposed to do about a neighbor putting up a racist sign. Maybe Cox farms can put up a sign that says “Police Lives Matter” to troll back at them.

    • Trollie the troll

      DId somebody say troll?

      • Mike M

        No. No one said it.

  • cRAzy

    Who are these FOP people? Racist thugs with badges?
    Grow up and do your job the right way.

  • Ming the Merciless

    displayed on private property visible from the farm

    The story says, “the building was a private residence of one of the farm’s owners”. That’s quite different from “private property visible from the farm” which could mean that it belonged to someone who had nothing to do with the farm, which is not the case.

    If they put the sign on their “private residence” that still tells me very plainly that they don’t want my business.

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